Most elderly parents in Singapore get less than $500 in maintenance a month

Some 13 per cent of seniors get between $500 and $999 a month from all their children combined. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - The majority of seniors who are granted maintenance by the Tribunal for the Maintenance of Parents receive less than $500 a month.

In fact, 82 per cent of parents receive less than $500 a month in total from all their children who are ordered to give financial support, Mr Gregory Vijayendran, the tribunal's president, told The Sunday Times.

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